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PAM_CLOSE_SESSION(3)        Linux-PAM Manual        PAM_CLOSE_SESSION(3)

NAME         top

       pam_close_session - terminate PAM session management

SYNOPSIS         top

       #include <security/pam_appl.h>

       int pam_close_session(pam_handle_t *pamh, int flags);

DESCRIPTION         top

       The pam_close_session function is used to indicate that an
       authenticated session has ended. The session should have been
       created with a call to pam_open_session(3).

       It should be noted that the effective uid, geteuid(2). of the
       application should be of sufficient privilege to perform such
       tasks as unmounting the user's home directory for example.

       The flags argument is the binary or of zero or more of the
       following values:

           Do not emit any messages.

RETURN VALUES         top

           General failure.

           Memory buffer error.

           Session failure.

           Session was successful terminated.

SEE ALSO         top

       pam_open_session(3), pam_strerror(3)

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Linux-PAM Manual               12/22/2023           PAM_CLOSE_SESSION(3)

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